Indian Penal Code

  • Five pending cases against Congress' Imran Masood 30-03-2014 01:37 PM

    Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Saharanpur, Imran Masood, who was recently booked for threatening Narendra Modi, has five pending cases in various courts on charges of forgery and intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace, among others. According to the affidavit filed by Masood for contesting Lok Sabha...
  • Lok Sabha elections: When WhatsApp, BBM foxed poll officials 23-03-2014 06:21 PM

    How does one prevent hate speeches and inflammatory videos from being shared through applications like WhatsApp and on BlackBerry Messenger (BBM)? Well, that's what has stumped poll officials. Having pronounced a strict code of conduct on use and misuse of social media during the Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission...
  • NIA chargesheet names Bhatkal, Akthar in Hyderabad twin blasts 14-03-2014 09:28 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed charge sheet against top Indian Mujahideen operatives, Yasin Bhatkal and Asadullah Akhtar in the February 2013 twin blast case. IM had hatched a high-level conspiracy to wage a war against India and carried out the blasts in Hyderabad to create terror in...
  • Legal view: Sedition law is draconian, a weapon in the hands of state 06-03-2014 02:34 PM

    New Delhi: Dr Mrinal Satish, Associate Professor of Law at National Law University, Delhi spoke to IBNLive on sedition charges slapped against Kashmiri student, who celebrated the victory of Pakistan Cricket team. Here is his view: Legally speaking, cheering for a Pakistani Cricket team or some other team is not...
  • Fossilised dinosaur eggs allegedly stolen from museum 03-02-2014 07:48 AM

    Fossilised dinosaur eggs preserved at Fossil Park 'Ashmedha' near the historic Mandu town in Dhardistrict were allegedly stolen by some unidentified persons, a senior police official said in Dhar on Sunday. A case has been registered against unidentified persons under Section 498 and Section 380 of the Indian Penal Code...
  • SC ruling on section 377 ruling hollow, shallow: Vikram Seth 27-01-2014 12:30 AM

    Slamming the Supreme Court's ruling upholding Indian Penal Code's (IPC)section 377, criminalising gay sex, celebrated author Vikram Seth on Sunday said the judgement was "ethically hollow and intellectually shallow." "Just because a population is miniscule do you forgo their fundamental rights? Its ethically hollow and intellectually shallow," he said during...
  • Property of man who trafficked women attached 22-01-2014 03:18 PM

    For the first time, the property of a man accused of immoral trafficking has been confiscated in Bihar, police said Wednesday. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached the movable and immovable property of Suresh Nat of Begusarai district under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, said Additional Director...
  • BJP strong despite Cong bid to defame Modi, says Rajnath 27-12-2013 07:08 PM

    BJP President Rajnath Singh on Friday asserted that the party would remain strong despite all attempts by the Congress to create problems for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and defame him. Hitting out at the UPA Government for announcing a commission of inquiry into the Gujarat snooping case, Singh...
  • Hyderabad police book Salman Khan for insulting religion 20-12-2013 10:09 PM

    Hyderabad: Police on Friday booked actor Salman Khan for hurting religious sentiment of Muslims in a TV reality show hosted by him on Colors channel. A case against Salman and producers of the show "Bigg Boss" for insulting a religion was booked under section 295 of the Indian Penal Code...
  • The fight for gay rights is our fight, India

    Borgub's Lair |  Amrita Tripathi
    It's not just gay people who are angry and distressed and anguished, not just the LGBT community which feels the blow of the Supreme Court...

  • NGO demands for 'Ministry of Men's Welfare' 17-11-2013 05:25 PM

    With a large number of men falling victim to "gender-biased laws", an organisation fighting for "male rights" demanded on Sunday that a "Ministry of Men's Welfare" be set up to look into long neglected issues that affect them. Quoting National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, men's rights organisation Hridaya said...
  • Crime map of India 17-10-2013 06:59 AM

    Often statistics tell a different story from what we perceive and this crime map of India is an example. While statistics may not necessarily be able to tell the whole truth, but they do give an insight into aspects that would have been otherwise overlooked. The crime statistics available with...
  • DU student secretly shoots video of 25-year-old MSc student in toilet, booked 04-10-2013 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi University (DU) student allegedly made video footage of a 25-year-old MSc student on Thursday with his mobile phone when she was in the toilet, said police. The victim, who is in the final year of her MSc in Chemistry, filed a complaint with north Delhi's Maurice...
  • Harda: Shoot-at-sight orders issued in curfew-bound town 20-09-2013 06:25 PM

    The situation in curfew-bound Cheepabad-Khirkiya town of Harda district remained tense on Friday, after which the district administration issued shoot-at-sight orders, as a precautionary measure. "Though no untoward incident took place in the troubled town since curfew was imposed, the administration issued shoot-at-sight orders as a precautionary measure," Harda district's...
  • Chaitanya Reddy's father booked for obstruction 24-06-2011 12:03 AM

    Hyderabad: Police have registered a case against the father and other relatives of S Chaitanya Reddy, who allegedly killed his wife Dr Kiran Reddy, niece of Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy, for 'obstructing the police from performing their duty'. The case was registered against Chaitanya's father S Devender Reddy and...
  • What constitutes a sedition case? 26-10-2010 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police are ready to book hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and writer-activist Arundhati Roy for sedition. Here are some facts on what constitutes sedition and its punishment under the Indian Penal Code. What is sedition? The section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)...
  • Special: Will Ruchika get justice 24-12-2009 02:19 AM

    Experts say political interference helped Rathore. ...
  • Ruchika case: Loopholes in rape laws 24-12-2009 01:58 AM

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  • Delhi HC to rule on gay rights today 02-07-2009 08:51 AM

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